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"Public Health in Practice" - *NEWSLETTER* - Third Edition!

The Office of Public Health Practice and Training in collaboration with the Anna Baetjer Society for Public Health Practice has released the third edition of the "Public Health in Practice" newsletter. Learn about the Office of Public Health Practice and Training, read interviews with noted JHSPH faculty and see what students have been up to in school and in the field!

Read the Spring 2014 newsletter HERE
See the archived newsletters HERE


Walk this Way: Making a Pedestrian Safety Campaign Memorable - July 16, 2014

Public Health Practice Grand Rounds
 

Presenters

Andrea C. Gielen, ScD, ScM
Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research & Policy
Professor, Department of Health, Behavior & Society
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Bala Akundi
Principal Transportation Engineer
Baltimore Metropolitan Council

Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Noon-1:30 pm
Sheldon Hall - W1214
615 North Wolfe Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21205

To view the live webcast on July 16 at noon, click here: http://www.jhsph.edu/research/centers-and-institutes/mid-atlantic-public-health-training-center/training_events/events_calendar.html

For more information, please contact the Mid-Atlantic Public Health Training Center at 443-287-6732 or maphtc@jhsph.edu.


Critical Thinking for Logic Modeling and Grant Writing - July 22 & 23, 2014 (Attendance is required both days!)

ABOUT THIS TRAINING:

This practical skill-building training focuses on developing the critical and logical thinking skills necessary to
develop effective logic models and grant applications. Key areas covered include:

Presenter: Carolyn Cumpsty-Fowler, PhD, MPH

Dr. Carolyn Cumpsty-Fowler is an Assistant Professor and the Evaluation Coordinator at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing. She holds a joint appointment at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health where she is core faculty of the Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy, and Director of Evaluation and Core Skills Training at the Mid-Atlantic Public Health Training Center.

9:00 AM – 3:30 PM each day (Check-in begins at 8:15 AM) - BOTH DAYS REQUIRED
Delaware Department of Health and Social Services, Division of Public Health
Office of Performance Management Training Center
Edgehill Shopping Center
43 S. DuPont Highway
Dover, DE 19901

Register here: https://trams.jhsph.edu/trams/index.cfm?event=training.launch&trainingID=715

For more information, contact the Mid-Atlantic Public Health Training Center at (443) 287-6732 or maphtc@jhsph.edu


Project Management for Public Health Professionals - July 31, 2014

Training Objectives:

Presenter: Miriam Alexander, MD, MPH

Dr. Alexander has been a public health professional for over two decades, with expertise in maternal and child nutrition, occupational health, and preventive medicine. She is the director of the General Preventive Medicine Residency Program and of the Mid-Atlantic Public Health Training Center at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Thursday, July 31, 2014
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM (Check-in begins at 8:15 AM)
Mount St. Mary’s Conference Center
5350 Spectrum Drive
Frederick, MD 21703
This is the Frederick campus!

Cost: $30

Credits: This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) to receive up to 5.5 total Category I continuing education contact hours.

Register at: http://www.jhsph.edu/maphtc/training_events/events_calendar.html

For more information, contact the Mid-Atlantic Public Health Training Center at (443) 287-6732 or maphtc@jhsph.edu.


2013-2014 Lipitz Public Health Policy Awardees Announced

The Office of Public Health Practice and Training is pleased to announce the 2013-2014 Lipitz Public Health Policy Awardees. The Lipitz awards provide support for innovative, applied public health policy projects led by faculty and graduate students at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH). These awards support faculty and students in the development of policy solutions to public health problems through engagement with government agencies, community-based organizations, or other partners. The faculty awardees are Caleb Alexander, MD, MS, Associate Professor in Epidemiology and Roni Neff, PhD, MS, Assistant Scientist in Environmental Health Sciences. Meghan McGinty, MPH, MBA, CPH, doctoral candidate in Health Policy and Management is the student awardee.  To read more about the awardees, please visit here.

Full-time JHSPH faculty may submit applications for the Lipitz awards at any time, as need arises. The Request for Applications is here. Student applications will be open late summer/early Fall of 2014.


Podcast Series Shines Spotlight on Public Health Practice

* Public Health: On the Inside NOW ON iTunes! *

Dr. Thomas Burke, Associate Dean for Public Health Practice and Training, explores the world of public health practice. Each month, Public Health: On the Inside takes listeners to the frontlines and explores how public health impacts our daily lives.

New episodes of Public Health: On the Inside will be available each month.

LISTEN AND LEARN MORE HERE
LISTEN ON ITUNES HERE